Alex Magno
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by Alex Magno - July 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Harry Roque was wrong when he declared some sort of victory over the projection of coronavirus cases done by a team of UP experts. He was wrong on several counts.
by Alex Magno - July 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Now we have a little more clarity about the “bill shock” that hit consumers when the first electricity bills were sent out after the lockdown.
by Alex Magno - July 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The official numbers are still about a couple of weeks away. But we already know what they are: our economy is in a recession.
by Alex Magno - July 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu City will be kept under hard lockdown at least over the next few weeks. The NCR will remain under general community quarantine.
by Alex Magno - June 30, 2020 - 12:00am
This is what happens when the effort to fight the pandemic becomes politicized.
by Alex Magno - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Among the most heartening things that happened during the period of strict lockdown were private citizens taking it upon themselves to buy produce from farmers cut off from the market.
by Alex Magno - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
The numbers just get more discouraging by the day.
by Alex Magno - June 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Exasperation bubbled to the surface in the last House hearing on the ABS-CBN franchise.
by Alex Magno - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
This dreadful virus is fighting back.
by Alex Magno - June 18, 2020 - 12:00am
There is too much spinning going on, and all on thin ice.
by Alex Magno - June 16, 2020 - 12:00am
By one estimate, an amount equivalent to 10% of global GDP has been thrown in by governments in various forms of “stimulus” packages intended to refloat economies in the wake of the pandemic.
by Alex Magno - June 13, 2020 - 12:00am
This is important.
by Alex Magno - June 11, 2020 - 12:00am
It might seem the health crisis has passed. Most checkpoints have been removed and our streets are as choked as they have ever been.
by Alex Magno - June 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Even before the pandemic struck, our public transport system was a hazard to public health. It is as if it was designed to cram people tightly together and infuse them with noxious fumes.
by Alex Magno - June 6, 2020 - 12:00am
In January 2020, unemployment stood at 5.3 percent. That translates into 2.4 million people in search of jobs. That unemployment rate was just slightly above the 5.1 percent recorded April last year.
by Alex Magno - June 4, 2020 - 12:00am
How do we limit the damage this pandemic is inflicting on our young?
by Alex Magno - June 2, 2020 - 12:00am
By undertaking “enhanced community quarantine” measures, we managed to save our health system from collapsing in the face of a pandemic.
by Alex Magno - May 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The virus is out there, alive and well. But in this long war against it, responsibility to guard against infection will have to be passed gradually from the state to the individual.
by Alex Magno - May 28, 2020 - 12:00am
We do not have a silver bullet to kill the virus. Neither do we have a silver bullet to quickly revive our economy.
by Alex Magno - May 26, 2020 - 12:00am
It is nearly a given that tensions between the US and China will continue to escalate in the coming period.
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